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Program Overview


  • Created in 1990
  • Founding Companies (Board of Directors):
  • 3M
  • Allied Signal
  • Alumax
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Caterpillar
  • DuPont
  • Gates Rubber
  • IBM
  • John Deere
  • Over 70 Applicants
  • 21 Winners
  • On-Site Reviews

    Sites selected as finalists will be invited to participate in an On-Site Review.

    Depending on the size of the site, a 2-3 day visit by 2-4 members of the Board of Directors is conducted.

    During the first day, the applicant presents information to supplement and reinforce the application.

    During subsequent days, board members meet with specific plant groups to gain a more in-dept understanding.

    A close-out presentation is made by the review team to summarize their observations.

    Winner Selection

    Following the on-site visits, the full Board meets to determine the winners.

    Results of the on-site visits are reviewed by the examiner teams.

    Recommendations to award are made and acted on by the full Board.

    The Board is empowered to award up to three winners in each of three categories of discrete, continuous, and service industries.

    Award Honors

    The Award is presented on-site at the winner's facility.

    Winners are offered the opportunity to present their programs during certain industry Conferences and Events..

    A Membership on the NAME Board of Directors is offered to each winning site.